Archdiocese of Birmingham | St Thomas More Catholic School, Willenhall


For September 2018 or January 2019

“To guide and encourage students to be responsible, caring and confident in a climate of Gospel values where they can reach their full potential and celebrate each other’s success.”

The governors of this popular and ambitious Catholic school (roll 1464 including a sixth form of 249) are looking to appoint a dynamic and aspirational headteacher to lead the school as it continues on its journey of improvement.

The person appointed will:

  • Be a practising Catholic fully committed to supporting the Catholic ethos of the school.
  • Build upon the positive attitude of the students to continue to improve academic results.
  • Have a passionate commitment to meeting the academic and pastoral needs of all students.
  • Motivate and engage with the students, staff and the community.
  • Have the capacity to respond positively to the changing educational environment.
  • Be an aspirational leader who will inspire challenge and encourage staff.

The school will offer:

  • A truly comprehensive school that reflects the rich and diverse culture of the area.
  • Staff dedicated to high quality learning and teaching.
  • Supportive governors who work positively and constructively with staff, families and students.
  • State of the art buildings with excellent IT facilities.

“Pupil’s behaviour and attitudes to learning are consistently good across all years and subjects, they settle quickly in lessons and they approach their work with enthusiasm.” - Ofsted 2016


Group 7 Salary, L33 - L39

Closing date

12 noon, 14 May 2018


23 and 24 May 2018

Informal visits

Informal visits to the school prior to application can be arranged between the 23rd and 27th April by contacting Debbie Dale, on 01902 368 798 Ext 1004, or by email to

Further information

Further details and application forms are available on our website or by contacting Debbie Dale on

Commitment to safeguarding

St Thomas More School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share that commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.